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June 2005 - Posts

Well, we got some interesting news in our local paper. Seems some bureaucrat has approved a new highway, and the wholesale development of the community right on the border of our quaint little town. We could soon be living on the edge of an endless Read More...
Posted on June 30,2005

We're staying put at the moment. But we're still thinking about what we need to do around the house to increase its value. Why? There's lots we can do now to affect our future curb appeal. If you've got any kind of green thumb, get those gardens growing Read More...
Posted on June 26,2005

We're staying put at the moment. But we're still thinking about what we need to do around the house to increase its value. Why? There's lots we can do now to affect our future curb appeal. If you've got any kind of green thumb, get those gardens growing Read More...
Posted on June 26,2005

Okay, imagine me breaking into song: "Summertime, and the selling is easy..." All jokes aside, this is the season to sell. Have you seen how many open houses are listed in the paper? Isn't every real estate agent you know busier than a one-armed paper Read More...
Posted on June 24,2005

Okay, imagine me breaking into song: "Summertime, and the selling is easy..." All jokes aside, this is the season to sell. Have you seen how many open houses are listed in the paper? Isn't every real estate agent you know busier than a one-armed paper Read More...
Posted on June 24,2005

Friends of mine are selling their home. They are having the home of their dreams built over the next year. The really good news about this is that they have time to plan to get the full value of their current home when they sell. It pays to plan when it Read More...
Posted on June 23,2005

Friends of mine are selling their home. They are having the home of their dreams built over the next year. The really good news about this is that they have time to plan to get the full value of their current home when they sell. It pays to plan when it Read More...
Posted on June 23,2005

I heard today on the radio that the Economist is predicting a world-wide downturn of the housing market. They are saying that prices are inflated on a global scale, and somethings going to give. Once it does, we'll all feel the pinch. Well, what is a Read More...
Posted on June 17,2005

It's the season for open houses. My wife and I take full advantage of this. Voyeurs? Perhaps. But we are also smart house buyers. Consider it tire-kicking for houses. We scan the local paper for the local open houses. There are always a few on every Read More...
Posted on June 16,2005

My local paper's business section had a story on the North American economy, that started with the title, "The lastest worry: A housing slump leads to economic bust". Should you and I, the "regular" homeowner be concerned? Yes, we should. According to Read More...
Posted on June 14,2005

My local paper's business section had a story on the North American economy, that started with the title, "The lastest worry: A housing slump leads to economic bust". Should you and I, the "regular" homeowner be concerned? Yes, we should. According to Read More...
Posted on June 14,2005

My wife and I are good clients; our bank knows it. Our mortgage comes due in October. We're thinking about our options now. Why? Well, there are many reasons. First of all, we have an excellent bargaining chip in our pocket; we ARE good clients. Our Read More...
Posted on June 12,2005

My wife and I are good clients; our bank knows it. Our mortgage comes due in October. We're thinking about our options now. Why? Well, there are many reasons. First of all, we have an excellent bargaining chip in our pocket; we ARE good clients. Our Read More...
Posted on June 12,2005

As the writer behind much of Mortgageguide101.com, I've been given an opportunity to write about something that has interested me and been part of my life for years. Like most of you, I've negotiated my own mortgages many times. My advantage has been Read More...
Posted on June 10,2005

On the front page of my morning newspaper was a column about the increasing incidence of mortgage scams. If you aren't aware of this, you should be. People steal your identity and then take out phony mortgages in your name. These scams seem to have Read More...
Posted on June 10,2005

As the writer behind much of Mortgageguide101.com, I've been given an opportunity to write about something that has interested me and been part of my life for years. Like most of you, I've negotiated my own mortgages many times. My advantage has been Read More...
Posted on June 10,2005

On the front page of my morning newspaper was a column about the increasing incidence of mortgage scams. If you aren't aware of this, you should be. People steal your identity and then take out phony mortgages in your name. These scams seem to have Read More...
Posted on June 10,2005
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